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UNILAG To Host Taekwondo Championship

Georgem Ashiru
Posted: Sep 27, 2016 at 7:22 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Steve Oma-Ofozor

Lagos – The University of Lagos will host the 2016 National Invitational
Taekwondo Championship (ITC) starting October 6 to 8 at the Indoor
Sports Hall of the Akoka Campus.
The three-day event will feature two categories of Poomses (Junior
and Senior ranks) and Sparring (Olympic Weight System) said to be for
the bravest and strongest taekwondoists.
Meanwhile, recruitment for the championship volunteers which has been
on will end two weeks to the event as those interested can still
Commenting on the championship, Gbolahan Ogunmuyiwa of the Special
Duties Department for ITC Organisingin Committee revealed that it was
aimed at developing the game.
“Amongst other reasons, the tournament is designed to hold annually
and it is also as a means of discovering and grooming the best of
Nigeria taekwondo talents in sparring and poomse,” he said.
Interestingly, the tournament which is sanctioned by the Nigeria
Taekwondo Federation is enjoying the sponsorship of Master Gee Nigeria
Limited and supported by the Korean Embassy, Nigeria; the American
Embassy, Nigeria and the Taekwondo Support